330.065. 1. Any person desiring to serve a period of internship/residency in a Missouri hospital may do so without obtaining a permanent license from the board if he or she qualifies for and obtains a temporary license for internship/residency from the board for a two-year period.
2. The board shall grant a temporary license for internship/residency upon proper application if it finds:
(1) That the applicant has graduated from a college of podiatric medicine recognized and approved by the board; and
(2) That the applicant has successfully passed an examination of the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners or any successor thereof; and
(3) That the internship/residency program the applicant intends to enter is offered by a Missouri hospital accredited by the American Podiatric Medical Association.
3. Any person desiring to obtain a temporary license shall make application to the board with evidence that he or she meets the requirements of this section. There shall be a fee paid by the applicant for the temporary license, such fee to be paid upon the issuance of the license. There shall be an application fee which shall accompany all applications for a temporary license and shall be nonrefundable.
4. If during the period of internship/residency specified in the temporary license, the holder thereof shall transfer from the internship/residency program offered by the hospital specified in his or her application, the holder must, before such transfer, receive approval for the transfer from the board. Upon approval of the transfer, the new temporary license shall remain valid for a two-year period from the original date of issuance.
(L. 1981 S.B. 16, A.L. 2005 H.B. 402 merged with S.B. 178)
Missouri General Assembly